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University Scholars is an honors program for academically gifted students who seek a rigorous liberal arts education that encourages the development of a Christian mind and life. Its mission is to challenge the very best of our students to live out their faith within the academic and social arenas.

As a University Scholar, you'll participate in a historically based “great works” sequence of courses, which replaces the Common Curriculum and Exploratory Curriculum for your general education requirement.

You'll gain a challenging overview of Western civilization and its impact upon the Western church and the non-Western world. As a senior, you will complete an Honors Project that represents advanced work in your major and engages in reflection on faith and learning.

The goal of the program is to create a learning community of self-motivated scholars engaged in thoughtful cross-disciplinary conversation, writing and action on issues facing the church and the world.

You can also read this etc magazine article by two "U scholars" about their experiences in the program.